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Luxury Expedition Surf & Diving Charter - Komodo, Spice Islands, West Papua. Indonesia

INTRODUCTION

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Luxury Expedition Surf & Diving Charter is a  heavy duty ocean-going vessels converted into a luxury expedition yacht, to offer the perfect base from which to explore and discover the most remote areas of Indonesia, a fascinating country, combining the luxury of an expedition yacht coupled with the built-in safety of a true offshore vessel.

 

Kudanil Explorer accommodates 16 guests in 8 spacious berths, 21 crew are aboard to look after guests’ needs as they voyage through the most remote areas of Indonesia in the comfort of first-class boutique accommodation. 

 

On the main deck, you can relax after a full activity day or enjoy the spare time between them,  spa, library lounge, or indoor restaurant/ bar as well as on the top deck’s outdoor restaurant, sun lounge plus an amazing sky saloon. The upper deck has spacious air conditioning private cabins, ensuite bathroom, and private terraces. WiFi and entertainment system, including movies and TV series, accessible in all cabins. A Jacuzzi completes the dream yacht for your dream trip.

 

Beyond amazing scenarios, you will enjoy a variety of water sports such as surf, scuba diving, paddle board, sky and kayaking, different size tender available for each activity and weather conditions needs.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Luxury Expedition Surf & Diving Charter

 

Layout

 

Main deck

  • Spa
  • Indoor Restaurant / Bar
  • Library Lounge

 

Upper deck

  • Guests: Eight (8) 30.5m2 private cabins.
  • 15m2 bedroom with one king-size bed or two single beds. (Additional bed available for children upon request.)
  • Ensuite 4.5m2 bathroom.
  • Private terrace (11m2) fitted with a day bed, 2 chairs and a coffee table.
  • Central air-conditioning, adjustable in each cabin.
  • WiFi accessible in all cabins.
  • Entertainment system, including movies and TV series, accessible in all cabins.

 

Top deck

  • Sun Lounge
  • Outdoor Restaurant
  • Sky Saloon

 

Monky Island

  • Jacuzzi

 

Tenders

  • 8 meter RIB with 350 hp Cummins diesel engine driving a jet propulsion unit with a complete electronic package for long-range exploration.
  • 6 meter aluminum LCT with twin 115 Yamaha 4 strokes outboard engines equipped with an echo sounder and VHF.
  • 1 Avon offshore RIB with one 60 hp Yamaha 4 strokes engine equipped with echo sounder and VHF.

 

Sports Equipment

  • Diving Equipment
  • 2 fixed compressors with Nitrox
  • 2 Paddle Boards
  • 6 Transparent Kayaks
  • Wakeboard Waterski

 

Technical Specifications

Type: Expedition Yacht — Ex Safety Standby Vessel

Flag: Indonesian

Class: Dual ABS / BKI — Commercial Yacht – Unrestricted Navigation

Call Sign: POIM

IMO: 78211855

Length: 50 Metres

Breadth: 12.5 Metres

GRT: 1000 Ton

Speed: 10 Knots

Maximum Speed: 14 Knots

Main Engines ;2 units of Yanmar ZUT developing each 1500bhp driving 2 propellers in Kort Nozzles.

Bow Thruster: 1 turbocharged Yanmar 6KFL developing 350bhp.

Generators: 2 turbocharged Yanmar 6KFL units developing 180kw each. 1 turbocharged Caterpillar 3306 unit developing 150 kw. 1 normally aspirated 6 Yanmar 6KFL unit developping 80 kw.

Primary Radar: Furuno IMO approved 12kw FR 2117, interfaced with GPS , Gyro and AIS.

Secondary Radar: Furuno 12kw FR 1510.

GPS: 1 unit Furuno TDL interfaced with primary radar and navigation computer. 1 unit Koden 913.

AIS: 1 unit Furuno FA 100 class A interface with primary radar and navigation computer.

Auto Pilot / Gyro: Tokyo Teiki ES 11 interfaced with radar and navigation computer.

Echo Sounder: Furuno, 2 pcs.

Safety: GMDSS area3 (area3 worldwide)

Satellite KVH: US based wth unlimited email / satellite communication, plus entertainment system. Inmarsat: Europe based. Fleet 77 with email and voice communication. Broadband 250 with email and voice communication.

SSB: 2 transmitters

VHF: 3 radios

SART: 2 transponders

EPIRB: 1 transmitter

NAVTEX: 1 receiver

Fire detection and suppression system throughout the ship.

Capacity: Portable Water 300 m3

Water Maker: 2 x 12 tonnes / day

Fuel: 250 m3

THE ACTIVITIES

Water Sports

  • Surf
  • Scuba Diving
  • Stand up paddle
  • Kayak
  • Wakeboard Waterski

Destinations

  • Komodo National Park
  • Spice Islands: Ambom – Banda Islands
  • West Papua: Raja Ampat – Triton-Asmat Country

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Indonesia is uniquely diverse in its geography, its flora and fauna, its people, their culture, religions, beliefs. Today Indonesia is changing rapidly, yet still, beneath the surface, people are holding on to their ancestral beliefs, cultures and traditions, despite the encroaching pressure from the outside world.

 

 

Getting Here

Make your way to Bali than get a flight for the chosen destination.

 

Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)  also referred to Denpasar International Airport is the main airport of the Island. Also, try to search for flights to Jakarta and then take a quick domestic flight to Bali. 

 

FLIGHTS

 

Australia and New Zeland Airlines

  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Tigerair Australia
  • Virgin Australia
  • Air New Zealand

Asia and the Middle East Airlines

  • Air Asia
  • Cathay Dragon/Cathay Pacific
  • Emirates
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Lion Air
  • Malaysia Air
  • Malindo Air

European Airlines

  • KLM ( from Amsterdam)
  • Rossiya Airlines ( from St. Petersburg)
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Singapore
  • Dubai

Brazilians Airlines

  • LATAM
  • Qatar Airways
  • KLM
  • Air France
  • Emirates

 

GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

 

Surfboard and equipment

Tourists are permitted to bring 3 surfboards into Bali for personal use. Any boards beyond the allotted three will be counted as imports by the Indonesian government and subject to a customs duty of around $100 US dollars per board, though this fee is often negotiable.

Money

The currency of Bali and Indonesia is the Rupiah. It is best to arrive in Bali with a valid international debit card such as a Maestro (EC) or a widely accepted credit card.

Visa

Depending on your passport there are three options to enter Indonesia that apply to most travelers that come for tourist or social purpose only:

Note that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have an empty page for the visa stamp.

  • No Visa required (140 countries – FREE entry, 30 days valid, NOT extendable) 
  • Visa on Arrival (30 days valid, extendable once for 30 days)
  • Visa needed (apply abroad before arriving in Indonesia)

Check List

  • Travel Health Insurance
  • Vaccines: Tetanus Diphtheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A
  • Light cotton clothing
  • High-tech, quick-dry garments
  • A pair of reliable flip-flops
  • Proper hiking shoes or sandals if you want to climb Mount Batur or Gunung Agung (Flip-flops not allowed)
  • Make two copies of your passport and travel insurance papers
  • Small knife
  • Small padlock
  • Hand sanitizer and toilet paper
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Torch/Flashlight
  • Plastic bags or cases for waterproofing electronics and valuables.
  • First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

  • A digital thermometer
  • Bandages (Band-Aids or “plasters”)
  • Medical tape
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol/paracetemol)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin)
  • Anti-diarrhea tablets (loperamide/Imodium)
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Antibacterial ointment or cream
  • Sharp tweezers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antihistamine tablets (Benadryl)
  • Motion sickness pills (Dramamine)
  • Electrolyte mixes
  • Latex gloves

PRICES & PACKAGES

The rate is 13,500 USD + 10% tax per night for up to 16 people in 8 cabins. 

 

If your preferred dates or type of cruise does not match our schedule below, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.

 

Time Departure Finish Nights Destination Expedition
March 2019 12 – Sorong 22 – Timika 10 PAPUA / RAJA AMPAT / TRITON DIVE & CULTURE
April 2019 8 – Kupang 18 – Tambolaka 10 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
22 – Labuan Bajo 26 – Labuan Bajo 4 KOMODO / NTT DIVING
29 – Labuan Bajo 8 – Labuan Bajo 9 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
May 2019 11 – Labuan Bajo 15 – Labuan Bajo 4 KOMODO / NTT CRUISE & DIVE
  18 – Labuan Bajo 23 – Labuan Bajo 5 KOMODO / NTT CRUISE & DIVE
  26 – Labuan Bajo 06 – Labuan Bajo 11 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
June 2019 09 – Labuan Bajo 16 – Labuan Bajo 7 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  19 – Labuan Bajo 30 – Labuan Bajo 11 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
July 2019 03 – Labuan Bajo 10 – Labuan Bajo 7 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  13 – Labuan Bajo 17 – Labuan Bajo 4 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  20 – Labuan Bajo 29 – Maumere 9 KOMODO / NTT CRUISE & DIVE
August 2019 02 – Labuan Bajo 06 – Labuan Bajo 4 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  08 – Labuan Bajo 12 – Labuan Bajo 4 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  15 – Labuan Bajo 22 – Labuan Bajo 7 SUMBA / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  25 – Labuan Bajo 2 – Labuan Bajo 7 SUMBA / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
September 2019 05 – Labuan Bajo 16 – Labuan Bajo 11 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  19 – Maumere 26 – Maumere 7 KOMODO / NTT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  28 – Maumere 10 – Ambon 12 SPICE ISLANDS DIVE
October 2019 12 – Ambon 22 – Ambon 10 SPICE ISLANDS CRUISE & DIVE
  26 – Ambon 06 – Tual 11 SPICE ISLANDS CRUISE & DIVE
November 2019 09 – Tual 20 – Tual 11 SPICE ISLANDS CRUISE & DIVE
  23 – Tual 07 – Sorong 14 PAPUA / RAJA AMPAT / TRITON CRUISE & DIVE
December 2019 10 – Sorong 17 – Sorong 7 RAJA AMPAT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  22 – Sorong 29 – Sorong 7 RAJA AMPAT CRUISE & DIVE
  30 – Sorong 06 – Sorong 7 RAJA AMPAT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
  19 – Sorong 26 – Sorong 7 RAJA AMPAT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE
January 2020 09 – Sorong 16 – Sorong 7 RAJA AMPAT SURF, DIVE or CRUISE

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